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SHIRAKUMO destroyers (1902)

Shirakumo 1905

Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comp Fate
白雲 <Shirakumo> 356 Thornycroft, Chiswick, UK 2/1901 1/10/1901 2/1902 minesweeper 4/1922, auxiliary 4/1923
朝潮 <Asashio> 357 Thornycroft, Chiswick, UK 4/1901 10/1/1902 5/1902 minesweeper 4/1922, auxiliary 4/1923

  

Displacement normal, t

342

Displacement full, t

428

Length, m

67.5

Breadth, m

6.34

Draught, m

1.83

No of shafts

2

Machinery

VTE, 4 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

7000

Max speed, kts

31

Fuel, t

coal 95

Endurance, nm(kts)  

Armament

1 x 1 - 76/40 Armstrong N, 5 x 1 - 57/40 6pdr Hotchkiss Mk I, 2 x 1 - 450 TT

Complement

59

Ship project history: Built in United Kingdom under the 1898 program, represented typical British "30kts" destroyers.

Modernizations: 1902 - 1903, both: - 1 x 1 - 57/40; + 1 x 1 - 76/40 Armstrong N

Naval service: No significant events.

 

 

Asashio 1902

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008-14